Swinford and District Credit Union the heartbeat of the community

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Jimmy Tully receiving the keys to his new Toyota from Credit Union Chairman Frannie Moore with Pat Kelly (Swinford Motors) Chris Clampett (Credit Union Manager) Anna Owens and Eileen Kennedy (Credit Union Staff) and Theresa Convey (Credit Union Director).

Are you tired of queuing for the machines? Swinford and District Credit Union Limited has been welcoming savers and borrowers for more than 25 years. It is a community based co-operative, owned by and run by its members for the benefit of the Swinford and surrounding communities. It is open for business and welcomes loan applications for all productive purposes. The credit union encourages members to manage their money carefully by structuring loans around their needs and ability to repay. So, whatever you are borrowing for — a car, home improvements, a special occasion, holiday, school or college fees —Swinford and District Credit Union will give you a fair deal. You can pay off your loan early, make additional lump sum repayments or increase your regular repayments, without a penalty. Other lenders may charge you extra for paying them back faster.

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SuperValu sells more Bord Bia approved meat than any other retailer

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

SuperValu, the leading Irish grocery retailer, sells more Bord Bia approved meat than any other retailer, according to the latest Kantar Market Data. The figures show that SuperValu outperformed all competitors, selling over 41,000 tonnes of Irish sourced Bord Bia approved fresh meat in the 52 weeks to June 22.

In addition a recent Red C poll showed that SuperValu meat quality consistently scores significantly higher than all competitors among Irish shoppers.

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‘Linking In’ aiming to deliver a brighter future for workers in the west

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

A new free service targeted at helping employers and employees, who may have an illness or injury, to enable them to return to work is now available across Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon.

The ‘Linking In’ service works with employees and employers in the small to medium-sized business sector to support a return to work for people absent from work for three weeks or more due to injury or illness. IBEC recently estimated that up to €1.5 billion was being lost to the Irish economy every year through sick days and absenteeism, with businesses and the Government forced to absorb these costs. A considerable number of these days can be lost due to a long term illness or an injury sustained either at or outside work. Long term sick leave can have a detrimental effect on the productivity of a company and on the personal circumstances of the employee, with both feeling the strain on a financial level.

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Does your business have what it takes to be named Mayo’s best?

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

MAYO’S BEST: He is Mayo’s best on the GAA field. Are you Mayo’s best in your field? Mayo goalkeeper Robert Hennelly launches the Best of Mayo business awards for 2014 with Sean Walsh and Carol Foley, advertising sales executives with the Mayo Advertiser. For more information on the Best of Mayo Awards see page 21. Photo: Michael Donnelly.

The Mayo Advertiser is delighted to announce the return of the Best of Mayo Awards for 2014.

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New Ballina Specsavers creates eight jobs

Mon, Jul 14, 2014

Specsavers has opened a new store on Tone Street, Ballina, creating eight new jobs.

The new store brings to 47 the number of Specsavers outlets nationwide.

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Official opening at new Newport activity park

Mon, Jul 14, 2014

The new Greenway Activity Park in Newport is officially open.

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Ballina butcher wins Tesco customer services award

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

Pictured at the Tesco Values Awards and Got Talent finals at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Dublin was Jimmy Cullen, customer assistant in Tesco Ballina, who was presented with his Service Superstar award by Nuala Donnelly.

Jimmy Cullen, who works in Tesco Ballina, has been named the winner of the Service Superstar category of the 2014 Tesco Ireland Values Awards, it has been announced. This is the third year of the Tesco Ireland Values Awards, which took place at a special ceremony in the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Dublin on Wednesday, July 2. The awards recognise excellence amongst Tesco staff and employees are nominated by colleagues in 10 different categories for their notable contributions to communities across Ireland.

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Final call for applications for NUI Galway Sports Scholarship Scheme

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

NUI Galway has issued a final call for applications to its Elite Athlete Sports Scholarships Scheme for 2014/15. The university has a long tradition of excellence in sport and this has been enhanced by the recent success in rowing, hurling, basketball, soccer and rugby as well as numerous individual achievements. The deadline for application for current and prospective students is Thursday, July 31 at 5pm.

The Elite Athlete Scholarship Programme is aimed at student-athletes of outstanding calibre who register as students of the university. NUI Galway has had an outstanding record in supporting young athletes in developing their sporting and academic careers within recent years, scholarship athletes winning senior All-Ireland GAA titles, winning and competing at World Championship level in their chosen sport, and dozens of NUI Galway students representing their country and a number who have gone on to professional careers in a number of sports.

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NUI Galway offers free places on software development programme with ninety per cent employment rate

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

NUI Galway, in collaboration with 16 software industry partners, is offering a limited number of free places on its innovative Higher Diploma in software design and development programme. Student fees for the course are funded by the Higher Education Authority, given the strategic importance of developing skills in this area. Successful applicants therefore, pay no fees, only a student levy of €224.

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Clever loans and bursary at St Colman’s Credit Union

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

Going to college is an exciting time but it can also be very stressful for both students and parents. The increase in third level registration fees combined with the very significant day-to-day costs of going to college are forcing many to borrow in order to meet these costs, according to St Colman’s Credit Union.

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A career in make-up artistry

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

The International School of Make-up Artistry spans more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry course, from beginners to advanced levels, and is constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends.

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Bloom of support for inspirational Geraldine Lavelle Trust

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

One of the country’s most respected contemporary folk artists, Luka Bloom, is lending his support to the Geraldine Lavelle Trust and playing a fundraising gig in Matt Molloys on Wednesday July 16.

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